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>> this weekend, they swept the red sox. it makes me so happy. we have team coverage tonight. we begin with our pete gilbert. >> its is an electric feeling for what is going on with baltimore. it is remarkable to be here outside of tropicana field. tampa still has a chance to make the playoffs, they have to win their final three games. i guess it has been the history here. they do not get a whole lot of fan support. the orioles do. but we think about the players and the fans come at all dabbling together to watch tv.
-- when we think about the players and the fans, together to watch tv. he hoped the video feed did not go out. the players, overall, the would have enjoyed that, but this is a spot in the playoffs. >> anytime you are -- every game you win, it gives you that much more momentum. for us, we have that a lot at stake trying to win the wild card. i'm trying to get in the playoffs. >> it would have been cool to do with whether home fans there. -- with our home fans there. it did not happen. a lot of fans made the trip down here. a lot of baltimore media made
the trip down here. >> we have orioles fans showing up. >> absolutely. we were here monday and tuesday. >> fans back in baltimore. >> people are excited in this town. it has been a long time, but finally, the orioles are going to the playoffs. >> he has been an orioles fan since his dad took him to his first game in 1958. >> i had a feeling, but i never wanted to say it. it has been a big surprise. i of never seen the atmosphere.
>> the baseball store almost opened two hours early. >> did you ever dreamed we could be in a situation? >> not at all. probably august before people started to believe that this team could do what they're doing here. the opportunity to take the whole division? >> they're hoping the playoffs will bring some games come to baltimore. >> people are anticipating next sunday for the ravens, this is post-season baseball. we have not had that for a while. >> ground ball to short. >> it has been quite a seasoned and fans can only hope it continues. >> it is exciting to be happy
about it. >> they are going all the way. i believe the orioles are going to do it this year. >> lots of excitement and a lot of fans are going to be watching the game tonight. reporting live. >> we have the orioles postseason pushed covered all the way from st. petersburg to orioles' park. our executive sports producer breaks down all of the complicated playoff scenarios on our website, wbaltv.com. fans are excited. we want to see you, too. sure your pictures with us. >> baltimore city students is recovering tonight after he was
stabbed in sight in northeast baltimore high school. it happened that heritage high school. police have confirmed that a student was stabbed and a person of interest is being questioned. the victim was treated by the nurse and then transported to hospital. the investigation is ongoing and . >> a hearing today to determine the fate of a baltimore county bar being targeted after two murders reported near the location since july. we sat in on that hearing and we have the latest. >> the board of baltimore county liquor license commissioners deciding that the bar is able to keep its license and not even heading back -- handing down a suspension. >> i really thought we had made
our case. we were concerned for the neighborhood, for the safety of the children, for all the citizens. i am disappointed. >> neighbors react to the baltimore county board of liquor license commissioners decision to find the bark to thousand $2,000 after john's -- after a security guard is stabbed trying to break up a fight. they also argued that the bar is too loud. police testified that security cameras in the board did not work and the suspect in the stabbing was never patted down by security when he reentered the bar after leaving. the owner of the bar said the security did all it could and he was going to look into hiring private security and working with the community. the board found him in violation of the prohibited practices rule
because of the cameras and a lack of the pack down and handed him the find. >> i am happy, but i am sad. we lost a great co-worker who has been with me for five years. but we want to work with the community. we will do everything we can to avoid any problems. >> the suspect in not stabbing is currently being held without bond. the bar can operate as usual. >> the o'malley administration says it has come up with a plan to spur job growth in the construction industry. david collins is live in the news room with an update. >> he wants to do this by raising the debt ceiling. raising the debt ceiling is risky and a bad idea in general because it leads taxpayers on the hook to pay off the debt.
the o'malley administration has come up with its own version of the job stimulus package. it is seeking to raise the state's debt ceiling by $150 million each year for the next five to pay for it. state controller told -- said the administration initially wanted a comttee to rubber- stamp the plan without the benefit of a public hearing. >> this combined to concerns i have about maryland. we have a culture of spending, taxing, and borrowing. that is a problem for the state. in annapolis, we have a culture of secrecy. perhaps the deputy treasury says the governor wants to take advantage of low interest rates. this will help move the party project forward while spurring job growth. maryland's unemployment rate to 7.1%. leading economist calls the
governor's plan risky. >> it does sound like a mini- stimulus package. it is an obligation that has to be paid back and the taxpayer is on the hook. these obligations will be -- >> ongoing problems in europe and stifling construction spending. and so are prolonged higher oil prices. the looming across the board budget cuts, sequestration, could it md. hard. sequestration could reduce md. wages by $2.5 billion. directly cut 12,600 jobs. even if the lame-duck congress comes to terms after the election, md. is exposed. >> its still remains vulnerable to long-term cutbacks. it is one of the reasons the
taxpayers should remain concerned about any increases to the state's debt. >> the committee voted 4-1 to raise the debt ceiling. the state comptroller of post. he wants to float as much as $750 billion in debt over five years, but the committee is only allowed to vote on one year at a time. >> some classic tv shows now on wbal +. >> we will tell you about metv. >> new polls are out as the president and mitt romney gear up for their first debate. >> the orioles did some good news as far as their postseason.
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with the clock ticking towards their first face-off at the university of denver, both candidates are hunkering down. president obama in vegas. >> governor romney is a good debater. i am just ok. >> mitt romney releasing this op-ed about foreign-policy. >> they're trying to be as real as possible. mitt romney has been wearing a suit and tie. trying to get those answers crisp and appealing. >> the republican nominee trailing the president in a new battleground poll. >> obama has the upper hand, but it is close enough that with a strong performance on wednesday, he could take the lead in the national polls. >> in washington post poll shows the majority of voters think the president will win wednesday's debate even though the race remains tight. >> you have a very close
election nationally, obama does have the edge in the key swing states. >> some of the reasons for the disparity. >> there's so much voter bloc and. many people have made up their minds. -- lock-in. many people have made up their minds. >> obama has an 11-point lead in swing states. >> metv is coming to wbal +. the network features a wide range of classic programs for all audiences. the programming began today, it
started this morning at 5:00 a.m. comcast 208. >> your insta-weather-plus forecast with tom tasselmyer -- running a rainfall total deficit for september. the newmont promises a couple of showers in the first few days -- the new month promises a couple of shoppers and the first few days. -- of showers in the the first few days. we will pick up some of that rain shower activity beginning tonight. at the airport today, zero in the rain gauge. the monthly total for september -- there you go. 2.21 inches for september.
we have less than 25 inches total. some early october shai worse or a little bit of good news. -- showers " are a little bit of good news. 72 is the average. cloudy skies continue through the evening. the rainfall may be a little bit steadier into the morning tomorrow. clouds and showers are forecast tonight, a mild temperatures, a 55-62. an area of low pressure came out of the gulf. we will go up into kentucky, parts of western ohio and the great lakes. john a warm front of the eastern seaboard keeping our temperatures above normal.
even with clouds and showers, temperature should be at or above tomorrow -- normal tomorrow. the rainshowers chances are tapering off on wednesday. for thursday, and more sunshine and temperatures may get up and to the 80's. the averageorecast, is 72, so we are running above normal. the southeast wind at 5-10 miles per hour. in western maryland, and showers for the next couple of days. remember nadine? the hurricane season does not end until the end of november. that is tropical storm nadine right now. it came off of africa, attract the atlantic. looked like a classic storm, then curved up into the area where it is very weak.
it is still a tropical storm, 65 mile per hour winds. it may hang on for a couple more days. it has been around for about 20 days now. 70% chance of some tropical light showers tonight and tomorrow. 20% chance pending in the morning on wednesday. a warm finished to the work week. >> this is 11 sports. >> the orioles have four basic playoff scenarios. they could tie for the division and have a one-game playoff with new york on thursday. they could host the wild card game on friday for travel to the wild card game on friday. it will determine which scenario plays out.
game 1 get started in about 50 minutes. pete joins us from st. petersburg. >> the orioles got some good news as far as their pitching rotation for the postseason. jason, who has been out since early september, pitched a simulated game today. "it went really well. he is there ace when he is available. -- their ace when he is available. the rays have to win tonight to keep their postseason dreams alive. and tomorrow and wednesday. >> it is still a must win for
the rest of the year. we want the division. you know the yankees, they are not going away. they are not going away. they are the yankees. we just have to do our parts. >> the yankees are facing the red sox for the next three games. we saw the kind of fight the red sox can put up -- not much. >> thank you very much. the red sox are more like the dead sox. the ravens have a full week of preparation that leads to a 1:00 game. they will travel to kansas city this week. the chiefs lost to san diego yesterday. a focus on improving their
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